1. Yemeni government pays over $1m compensation to civilian drone strike victims
  2. Family of Brit "rendered" to Ethiopia calls for his release
  3. Scale of UK lobbying over Senate torture report revealed by Ambassador’s meetings
  4. Irish teenager among prisoners set for Egypt mass trial
  5. US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

Yemeni government pays over $1m compensation to civilian drone strike victims

on 19 August 2014

The Yemeni government has paid compensation to civilian victims of a 2013 drone strike that hit a wedding convoy - which US Government sources have claimed killed only ‘militants.’

International human rights NGO Reprieve has obtained documents promising compensation for all 12 people killed and all 24 injured in the December 2013 strike. The Yemeni government has stated that it does ...

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Family of Brit "rendered" to Ethiopia calls for his release

on 18 August 2014

Andargachew Tsege

The family of a British citizen kidnapped and rendered to Ethiopia in June has called on the British government to secure his release as soon as possible.

Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege, a father of three from London, was travelling to Eritrea in June this year when he was seized during a stopover in Yemen. Two weeks later, Ethiopian officials admitted to ...

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Scale of UK lobbying over Senate torture report revealed by Ambassador’s meetings

on 17 August 2014

Diego Garcia

Newly-released information reveals that the British ambassador has met at least 21 times with members of the US Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) ahead of the expected publication of its report on CIA torture and rendition – leading to increased concerns that the UK may be seeking to “censor” the report.
 
Records obtained under Freedom of Information by legal ...

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Irish teenager among prisoners set for Egypt mass trial

on 11 August 2014

free_ibrahim

A mass trial in Egypt tomorrow (August 12) could see death sentences handed down to hundreds of prisoners, including an Irish teenager who was a juvenile at the time of his arrest.
 
Ibrahim Halawa, an Irish citizen, was 17 when he was arrested last August along with his three older sisters, now released, after being caught up in protests in ...

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US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

on 21 March 2013

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In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.

In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...

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